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Spain's iPhone killer actually a rebranded Xiaomi (theregister.co.uk)
7 points by danirod on Oct 19, 2016 | hide | past | favorite | 5 comments

>the Zettaeuropa site now appears to be back up and running without any comment on the allegations.

>Comunicado oficial ZettaSmartPhone

>Literrally means "official statement"

Yes, lazzy reporting.

As an extremenian myself this make me feel terrible ashamed.

I have not followed the news but was this really "considered the country's own answer to the iPhone"?. By whom exactly?

One thing is to say "A Spanish company's iPhone killer is a scam" an another "Spain's iPhone killer is a scam". I hope racism/cliches did not play a role here.

All these allegations, not a single tear-down? Smells like lazy reporting.

One of the links from the article actually provides a photo of a tear-down [1]. Apparently if you remove the label in the battery slot there is a hidden logo from Xiaomi.

[1] https://www.facua.org/es/images/noticia10806h_2.jpg

There are logos and the bootloader is chinese, people have actually inspected these phones.

That said I'm not sure what really the difference is these days...

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